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We provide a crucial professional support service to our clinical colleagues, which allows them to focus their time on providing services that are safe, effective, responsive, caring and well-led.


Our team includes a range of crucial functions such as:

Administrative staff play a crucial role providing business support to our clinical and non-clinical staff. For example, this includes maintaining patient records and dealing with external enquiries to the Trust

Responsible for helping us engage with key audiences in a number of ways, including staff engagement / internal communication, media relations, digital communications, events and publications.

One of the largest staff groups within the Trust. They work pro-actively to look after all our buildings, with the aim of achieving a consistently high standard of accommodation for patients and staff, whilst also managing resources effectively. The department includes estates, facilities, property management and projects. Together, they help to ensure that our physical environment is suitable to deliver our services.

A skilled, technical and professional team in charge of collecting revenue, paying bills, and maintaining financial records to inform data-driven decisions about the Trust’s future and growth.

An essential team, looking after our 5000+ staff and recruiting new people to join us.

Responsible for maintaining and supporting the wide range of essential systems that our staff and services rely on.

A dynamic team responsible for managing the purchase of all the goods and services required to run the Trust

Support services

What a career in support services has to offer

The end goal of our work is exceptional patient care. We provide crucial support services to the whole Trust, which is highly valued. Our contribution positively impacts our colleagues, the wider team and, ultimately, our service users and communities.

We work with people across the Trust, offering support and guidance. The work is varied and helping others in this way leads to high levels of job satisfaction. We take on the challenge of problem solving for our colleagues, and coming up with the solutions can be very rewarding.

There are opportunities to learn a wide range of new skills – our roles go far beyond basic administrative tasks.

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Why choose to work in support services at Sussex Partnership?

Our team is highly respected by our clinical colleagues, who recognise how vital our work is in enabling them to perform their roles.

The Trust supports and nurtures long term career development. We offer excellent levels of supervision and a broad range of training opportunities. You can find growth within your role, and you will be given opportunities to develop new competencies in line with your skills and interests.

Being such a large Trust means that available roles and required tasks are particularly varied, and we liaise with a wide range of different people.

Sussex Partnership is a flexible Trust that supports individual working needs and values the happiness and satisfaction of every one of our team members.

How we work and what it's like to work with us

Working in support services is fast-paced and varied, as we are responding to the needs of our clinicians and the people who use our services. The challenges are interesting and we receive a lot of respect and gratitude from our clinical teams.

We are supported from within our direct teams, with good supervision and teamworking, allowing us to provide a high quality service to the wider business.

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Latest support services vacancies

To apply to join our support services team and find out about current opportunities, go to our jobs feed.

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